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MEA Awards $200K Grant to HIP’s Innovative Microgrid Community in Fairmount Heights

Public-private partnership will bring transformative microgrid technology to new low-to-moderate income residential construction project in Prince George’s County Housing Initiative Partnership (HIP) along with Pepco and Emera Technologies, have been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) to construct a new residential microgrid to power a small [...]

CDC Halts Evictions for Renters who Meet Certain Criteria

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has extended its temporary agency order placing a moratorium on residential evictions through June 30, 2021 as a protective public health measure due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Renters should contact HIP's certified housing counselors to determine if they qualify for the moratorium, and [...]

Our Commitment to Racial Justice and Equity

STATEMENT ON HIP’S COMMITMENT TO PROMOTING EQUITY AND JUSTICE IN THESE TROUBLED TIMES   We are sickened by the criminal use of force by local police departments that has taken the lives of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and so many other African Americans during our nation’s troubled history of racism, [...]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Precautions at HIP

Effective March 16, HIP is no longer conducting face-to-face meetings, but is instead serving clients and partners through remote access by either telephone, email or video conferencing. The well-being, health and safety of HIP's multifamily residents, counseling clients, visitors and staff is always our top priority. Therefore, HIP has implemented these precautions to minimize the risk of introducing COVID-19 into our offices and communities.

Purple Line Corridor Coalition Releases Housing Action Plan

The Purple Line Corridor Coalition released its report urging Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties to double their housing investment funds to ensure there are affordable housing options for existing and future residents who will live near the 16-mile Purple Line light rail development.

HIP Celebrates 30th Anniversary; Salutes 2019 “Affordable Housing Champions”

HIP celebrated 30 years of revitalizing neighborhoods on Thursday, November 14, 2019 with 150 friends, supporters, donors, volunteers and former clients. The 30th Anniversary Networking Reception, held at the College Park Aviation Museum, featured a ceremony honoring Mosi Harrington, HIP's Founder and retired Executive Director, and 10 extraordinary professionals for their commitment to providing access to affordable housing for low- and moderate-income Marylanders.

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